Aidan Quinn



Place of birth:

Chicago - Illinois - USA:


Aidan Quinn is an Irish-American actor. He made his film debut in 1984 in Reckless. His films include Desperately Seeking Susan, The Mission, Stakeout, Benny and Joon, Legends of the Fall, Frankenstein, and Michael Collins. Quinn was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Irish parents. He was brought up as a Roman Catholic and raised in Chicago and Rockford, Illinois, as well as in Dublin and Birr, County Offaly, in Ireland. His mother, Teresa, was a homemaker, and also worked as a bookkeeper and in the travel business, and his father, Michael Quinn, was a professor of literature. He has three brothers and a sister. His older brother, Declan Quinn, is a noted cinematographer while his younger sister Marian is an actress, director and writer. Though a roofer by trade, Quinn got his start in the Chicago theater at age 19. He trained at the Piven Theatre Workshop. Quinn is married to the actress Elizabeth Bracco, sister of actress Lorraine Bracco. They have two daughters: Ava (b. 1989) and Mia (b. 1998), who appeared as a ghost in the supernatural love story film The Eclipse. Description above from the Wikipedia article Aidan Quinn, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Film Credits

Stay (2013)
as Dermot
Rushlights (2013)
as Cameron Brogden
If I Were You (2013)
as Derek
The Last Keepers (2013)
as John
Allegiance (2012)
as Lieutenant Colonel Owens
The Horses of Mcbride (2012)
as Matt Davidson
Festival of Lights (2012)
as Adem
The Stand Up (2012)
as Sandy
The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)
as Henry Brown
The 5th Quarter (2011)
as Steven Abbate
Unknown (2011)
as Martin B.
Across the Line: The Exodus of Charlie Wright (2010)
as Charlie Wright
Elle s'appelait Sarah (2010)
as William Rainsferd
Flipped (2010)
as Richard Baker
Jonah Hex (2010)
as Ulysses S. Grant
A Shine of Rainbows (2009)
as Alec
Handsome Harry (2009)
as Prof. Porter
The Eclipse (2009)
as Nicholas Holden
Wild Child (2008)
as Gerry Moore
32A (2007)
as Frank Brennan
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
as Henry Dawes
Dark Matter (2007)
as Jacob Reiser
The Exonerated (2006)
as Kerry
Mayday (2005)
as John Berry
Nine Lives (2005)
as Henry
Return to Sender (2004)
as Frank Nitzche
Shadow of Fear (2004)
as Detective Scofield
Cavedweller (2004)
as Clint Windsor
Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004)
as Harry Vardon
Miracle Run (2003)
as Douglas Thomas
Song for a Raggy Boy (2003)
as William Franklin
Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor (2003)
as Gen. Benedict Arnold
Evelyn (2002)
as Nick Barron
Stolen Summer (2002)
as Joe O'Malley
Songcatcher (2001)
as Tom Bledsoe
Two Of Us (2000)
as Paul McCartney
The Prince and the Pauper (2000)
as Miles Hendon
Music of the Heart (1999)
as Brian Turner
This Is My Father (1999)
as Kieran O'Day
In Dreams (1999)
as Paul Cooper
Practical Magic (1998)
as Gary Hallet
Forbidden Territory: Stanley's Search for Livingstone (1997)
as Henry Morton Stanley
The Assignment (1997)
as Annibal Ramirez / Carlos
Commandments (1997)
as Seth Warner
Michael Collins (1996)
as Harry Roland
Looking for Richard (1996)
as Richmond
Haunted (1995)
as Prof. David Ash
The Stars Fell on Henrietta (1995)
as Don Day
Lumière et compagnie (1995)
as Himself
Legends of the Fall (1994)
as Alfred Ludlow
Frankenstein (1994)
as Cap. Robert Walton
Blink (1994)
as Detective John Hallstrom
Benny & Joon (1993)
as Benjamin 'Benny' Pearl
A Private Matter (1992)
as Bob Finkbine
The Playboys (1992)
as Tom Casey
At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)
as Martin Quarrier
Lies of the Twins (1991)
as James McEwan / Jonathan McEwan
Avalon (1990)
as Jules Kaye
The Handmaid's Tale (1990)
as Nick
The Lemon Sisters (1989)
as Frankie McGuinness
Perfect Witness (1989)
as Sam Paxton
Crusoe (1988)
as Crusoe
Stakeout (1987)
as Richard "Stick" Montgomery
The Mission (1986)
as Felipe Mendoza
An Early Frost (1985)
as Michael Pierson
Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
as Dez
Reckless (1984)
as Johnny Rourke
Change in the Air ()
as Moody Burkhart
Butterfly in the Typewriter ()
as Barnet Rosset